Second Generation Core i7 CPU.
Two-year onsite warranty.
Broad connectivity features.
High-end 3D graphics.
Card retention bracket.
HDMI and DisplayPort.
8GB of memory.
1.5TB hard drive.
Excellent price to performance ratio.
Ample connectivity options.
No USB 3.0 ports.
Limited expansion options.
No Blu-ray drive.
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By PC Mag on November 10, 2011
The Dell XPS 8300 (X8300-7008NBK) offers plenty of processing power and decent gaming performance but its missing a few key features. ...70
By Kitguru.net on September 13, 2011
Life in 2011 is hectic, and we don’t all have the time or skills necessary to build a PC from the ground up. There are many system makers in the UK, but Dell are assuredly one of the biggest, offering a huge range of solutions to suit every desire...80
By HardwareHeaven on August 05, 2011
Starting with the build quality and design of the XPS 8300 we have a system which feels solid and looks good. The black and white design works well, even if the front panel is a dust and fingerprint magnet, and the hidden front bays and ports add a...80
By PC Pro on May 05, 2011
A stylish, compact PC, but it’s underpowered, underwhelming and overpriced next to the competition...50
By Computer Shopper on May 01, 2011
A true speed demon, the Sandy Bridge-based XPS 8300 sets a new standard for mainstream desktop PCs—at least for now....84
By Good Gear Guide on April 29, 2011
The Dell XPS 8300 offers plenty of performance for users who want to perform multimedia tasks. It's also perfect for heavy multitasking, can be used for a little gaming, and it has a 2TB hard drive. We just wish it came with USB 3.0 and Wi-Fi as...70
By cnet on April 20, 2011
The Dell XPS 8300 will serve mainstream users as a higher-end do-it-all machine, but gamers and performance enthusiasts will be better off looking...64
By TechReviewSource on April 15, 2011
4.00 In the back and forth battle for the power users' hearts, the Dell XPS x830-5215NBK ($1,099.99 list at Best Buy) wins the title of best mainstream multimedia . It has a fairly high-end graphics card, plus a high-end second-generation Intel...80
By PC Advisor on February 09, 2011
It was surprising enough to see the Dell XPS 8300 just come out of nowhere and slap around competing desktop PCs with its killer mix of price and performance. But as we dug deeper into the system, Dell's system just refused to disappoint. To call...70
By PCWorld on February 02, 2011
Dell’s inexpensive XPS 8300 is a true force to be reckoned with for its speeds, connections, and do-no-wrong attitude. Dell XPS 8300: High on Features, Low on Price Dell XPS 8300 Review, by David Murphy February 2, 2011 [Editor's Note: In...70